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Master of TESOL

  • CRICOS Code: 095992B

What will I study?

Overview

Gain a rich understanding of the critical issues in TESOL research, methodology and assessment by studying a Master of TESOL. You will learn to apply current TESOL methods to enhance classroom practice and learning with creativity and initiative. You'll also master management techniques to make sure TESOL programs are culturally and linguistically appropriate.

Course structure

  • Course code: MC-TESOL
  • 2 years full time or 4 years part time
  • 200 points of coursework (with the possibility of up to 100 points of advanced standing), comprising:
    • 6 x 12.5 point core subjects
    • 4 x 12.5 point education elective subjects
    • 6 x 12.5 point additional languages elective subjects
  • Up to 100 credit points of advanced standing will be given to applicants who have either:

  • A four-year education degree, or equivalent; or
  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline and at least 100 credit points, or equivalent, of graduate study in education.

Successful completion of a major in English language is a requirement for TESOL teacher accreditation in Victoria.

Students who are eligible for Victorian Institute of Teaching registration but seek additional recognition as an accredited language teacher, must complete the English as an Additional Language Teaching specialisation. This includes four specialist core subjects, two research capstones, two electives, and 22 days of placement at a school or similar setting.

For detailed course and subject information, see the University Handbook: Master of TESOL.

Delivery mode

  • On campus
  • The English as an additional language teaching specialisation also requires 22 days of supervised placement at a school or similar setting during school hours

Entry

  • Semester 1, Semester 2

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